Management, MSc

Programme objective

The aim of our master’s degree programme in Tourism Management is to train tourism professionals with professional competencies and knowledge, who will independently be able to: perform planning, decision-making, and management functions in the areas of tourism, analyse the operations of the economic areas concerned, prepare concepts, plans and studies related to supply and organisational development, implement development projects, and manage enterprises and institutions.
The diverse and unique world of tourism requires versatile, creative managers. Choose our programme to start or accelerate your tourism career!

The programme is accredited by the internationally recognised Institute of Hospitality.

We offer 2 optional specialisations:

Hospitality Management

F&B management and business development, Quality management in hotels and the hospitality industry, Financial management, Controlling, Revenue management, Health and food science knowledge, Health tourism management

Tourism Strategic Planning

Applied mathematics-statistics, Econometric and modelling methods, Tourism and international economics, Integrated marketing, Analysis and evaluation of regional resources, Strategic planning in tourism, Quality management in destinations

Knowledge of Economics and Social Sciences

Key subjects: Economic Statistics and Decision Analysis, Strategic Management and Planning, Research Methodology and Creativity Development, Economic and Financial Policy

General Professional Knowledge

Key subjects: Tourism systems, International hotel and hospitality management, Leadership, Creative project, Marketing management in tourism, Sustainable development and tourism planning

Students who successfully complete the MSc degree in Tourism Management will have the following skills and be able to:

  • Confidently integrate and creatively apply theoretical and practical knowledge of the tourism sector and the economy in general,
  • Interpret tourism knowledge in a multicultural and global context,
  • Think strategically and innovatively for successful decision-making and problem solving,
  • Effectively manage and co-operate within an organisational framework, exploiting synergies between tourism co-operation networks,
  • Communicate convincingly at a high level, in both written and oral, and
  • Utilise an ethical approach to economic problems based on environmental and social responsibility.

Graduates will find positions in:

  • tourism enterprises,
  • local governments and ministries,
  • travel agencies,
  • tourist destination management organisations,
  • tourism marketing companies, and
  • organisation and management in non-profits and NGOs.

For non-EU students: 3,000 EUR per semester

For EU students: 670,000 Hungarian Forint per semester

For non-EU students: 30 June 2024

For EU students: 30 July 2024

Start of study
September 2024

Study location
Budapest, Hungary

Faculty of Commerce, Hospitality and Tourism, see on map

2 years (4 semesters)

Study language

Title of the qualification on the diploma
Economist in Tourism and Management

Programme level
Master’s programme (MSc)

Entry qualification
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)